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winkle

a gastropod MOLLUSC of the genus Littorina.
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Winkle, stooping forward with his body half doubled up, was being assisted over the ice by Mr.
Winkle. With an accuracy which no degree of dexterity or practice could have insured, that unfortunate gentleman bore swiftly down into the centre of the reel, at the very moment when Mr.
Winkle was far too wise to do anything of the kind, in skates.
Winkle, one of the Pickwickians, is a mild and foolish boaster, who pretends that he can do things he cannot.
Now, as there's nothing like `taking time by the fetlock', as Winkle characteristically observes, allow me to present the new member." And, to the dismay of the rest of the club, Jo threw open the door of the closet, and displayed Laurie sitting on a rag bag, flushed and twinkling with suppressed laughter.
"Go on, go on!" added Winkle and Tupman, while the President bowed benignly.
The site of the historic Rip Van Winkle House in Greene County is part of a 50-acre land parcel in the Catskills that New York State acquired in late March.
Donald was a very active member of the Winkle Baptist Church, in Coulterville.
Rosemary Winkle, fromHoylake, tipped the scales at almost 20 stone when she started her weight loss journey - buying clothes at either a size 26 or 24.
1, the Maple Lawn-based firm is absorbing New York Citys Eaton & Van Winkle, which has ties to the Big Apple dating back 200 years.
RV Winkle LLC (RVW) said on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to market and sell its BioPosture brand products in Asia through US China Partners.
WAR hero Eric "Winkle" Brown's medal collection was snapped up by a museum last night - after it failed to reach its PS200,000 asking price at auction.